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. Economic entomology . Tryoglyphus siro, slightly magnified Ditto, more highly magnified. Copied from Robins' figure. It is unnecessary to give any description of the mite. The small figure will give a fair idea of its general aspect, and the larger one will supply the place of a description. As to its habits and mode of life, there is little to add to what every one knows. It lives in almost every kind of cheese when a little decayed, and especially the harder parts. The individuals gather together in winter in groups or heaps in the hollows and chinks of the cheese and there remain motionle

. Economic entomology . Tryoglyphus siro, slightly magnified Ditto, more highly magnified. Copied from Robins' figure. It is unnecessary to give any description of the mite. The small figure will give a fair idea of its general aspect, and the larger one will supply the place of a description. As to its habits and mode of life, there is little to add to what every one knows. It lives in almost every kind of cheese when a little decayed, and especially the harder parts. The individuals gather together in winter in groups or heaps in the hollows and chinks of the cheese and there remain motionle Stock Photo
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. Economic entomology . Tryoglyphus siro, slightly magnified Ditto, more highly magnified. Copied from Robins' figure. It is unnecessary to give any description of the mite. The small figure will give a fair idea of its general aspect, and the larger one will supply the place of a description. As to its habits and mode of life, there is little to add to what every one knows. It lives in almost every kind of cheese when a little decayed, and especially the harder parts. The individuals gather together in winter in groups or heaps in the hollows and chinks of the cheese and there remain motionless. As soon as the temperature rises a little, they gnaw away at the cheese, and reduce it to powder. The powder is composed of similar debris to that mentioned as composing the dust made by the T, entomophagus—excrement having the appearance of little greyish microscopic balls; eggs,

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